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Native North America

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Native North America: Civilization Of The American Indian

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With abundant photographs, more than 160 in color, Native North America illustrates tribal life, sacred arenas, spiritual traditions, and artifacts of the indigenous people of North America, from the Inuit of the Canadian north to the Navajo of the American southwest.

Beginning with a brief history of Native Americans, Larry J. Zimmerman and Brian Leigh Molyneaux explore individual culture areas, region by region. They discuss Native American spiritual observances, including personal and communal rituals, initiation rites, and curing ceremonies. Through descriptions of the powwow, rites of passage, plant rituals, oral storytelling, dreams, the ghost dance, and the drum, the authors provide a sensitive introduction to Native American spiritual traditions and examine issues that face Native Americans today.

Title: Native North America: Civilization Of The American Indian
Authors: Larry J. Zimmerman and Brian Leigh Molyneaux
Published: October 15, 2000
Pages: 184
Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8 inches
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0806132860

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Weight 0.92 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × 0.7 × 8 in
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Publication Year

2000

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